Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

October 19, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Italian Marble, Anyone?

Nigeria’s superrich have ceased buying for now. Buhari has frightened them away from luxury stores.

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June 26, 2015
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Birthday, Long Beach, Race

Beth’s birthday! Our daughter’s birthday is today. I sent a text message in the morning on my way to the airport. And we mailed a lovely birthday card a few days ago. She called while I was in Salt Lake City … Continue reading

December 11, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Can You Believe 50 Years?

50th Wedding Anniversary Prep Hard to believe, but we’re near our 50th wedding anniversary on December 26! The major anniversary party will be in Nanka. Sam has taken on the role of chief organizer. Invitations have gone out, mostly by … Continue reading

November 13, 2014
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In a Strange Land

Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement My friend and college classmate Anne Pardo is teaching a survey course on African History to Independence in the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement. She invited me to talk about Nigeria. I drove … Continue reading